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30 May 2017
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What is fish tapeworm infection?

30 May 2017, Comments: 0

A fish tapeworm infection can develop if raw or undercooked fish is eaten that has been contaminated by the parasite Diphyllobothrium latum or fish […]


11 May 2017
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What is E. coli enteritis?

11 May 2017, Comments: 0

Enteritis is characterized by swelling or inflammation of the intestines. One of the usual causes of enteritis is the bacterium Escherichia coli. There are […]


8 May 2017
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Abdominal rigidity: What are the causes?

8 May 2017, Comments: 0

Abdominal rigidity is characterized by stiffness of the stomach muscles that worsens if the abdomen is touched. It is a spontaneous response to prevent […]


3 February 2017
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Noroviruses

3 February 2017, Comments: 0

Noroviruses can cause gastroenteritis, foodborne-illness and food infections. Noroviruses usually spread via contaminated food and water, but can also spread from one individual to […]


13 January 2017
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Baylisascaris infection

13 January 2017, Comments: 0

Baylisascaris infection is brought about by a roundworm present in raccoons. This roundworm is capable of infecting humans as well as other animals including […]